Is a re-release of United Rumble and Frenzy possible?

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  1. Soundout

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    I've noticed that a lot of Japanese web stores have just restocked the first wave of United figures. This might mean that the extremely rare United Rumble and Frenzy set might get a re-release. Does anyone else think this is plausible or am I just crazy?
     
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    It's certainly "plausible". I think whether it's "likely" or "worth TakaraTOMY's effort" remains to be seen, though.
     
  3. Auto Morph

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    I would look for the end of the line Henkeis (Red Alert, Smokescreen, Ratchet) as the best gauge of the possibility of this happening. Basically, I wouldn't count on it.
     
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    I'm still waiting for BBTS to fill my current pre-order. I'm really hoping more come in and I don't get screwed.
     
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    I hate to be a pessimist, but yeah- the general consensus would be a resounding: 'no chance in heck'. :/
     
  6. shibamura_prime

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    With the DOTM toys just around the corner, I think we'll see a reissue in a later line. Kind of like how the Classics/Henkei Voyager Megatron was redecoed and reused in United.
     
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    God I hope so. I don't think paying the ebay prices for them isn't really going to work for my wallet.
     
  8. Razerwire

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    As much as I cringe on the fact that I just dropped a lot of money for a set on eBay, I don't want to take any chances of missing out on them.

    I guess that money goes into peace of mind. :lol 
     
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    I'm sure we'll see a version of those molds at some point.
     
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    Yeah I'm pretty sure too.

    But again, I don't want to risk it. :lol 
     
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    $100 a pop on EBay for 2 Scouts is really damn expensive!! Is it worth it?
     
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    This is how I'm starting to feel as well.

    Even if Hasbro releases it, there is no guarantee they will do both Frenzy and Rumble - if I remember right, only one was solicited for a wave.

    For all we know, this could be another Animated situation, where Takara releases a few new molds and Hasbro just never bothers or can't find a retailer for them.
     
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    Peace of mind? Maybe. Realistically speaking? Hell no. :lol 

    Did we ever hear if they were going to release both for Hasbro?

    I think that has a lot to do with me going to evilBay. That I can get both and not worry about it later if we're going even see both.
     
  14. sh002

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    please rerelease united rumble and frenzy takaratomy
     
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    Maybe I missed it, but was there any official word from Takara about their discontinuation? Seems really odd they'd just make one batch and call it quits. (Then again, we have the Hasbro-Windcharger situation as precedent. So...)
     
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    Don't think there's been official word yet.
     
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    I doubt they will say anything, but we did get screwed. BTW, I think some smaller stores still have these bad boys.
     
  18. sh002

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    any online stores left? i'd settle for any online store that's reliable and is still carrying it over ebay right now.
     
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    Seriously, I would rather see the Makers restock United Jazz/Meister or Wreck Gar instead of those little buggers. :p 
     
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    Apparently Kapow are expecting more in June (?)
     

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